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Dec 10, 2018 New Plastics Economy Investor Forum brings together innovators, investors and leaders from the consumer goods and plastic value chain
The first New Plastics Economy Investor Forum welcomed over 120 international investors, innovators and industry representatives in Frankfurt
Nov 26, 2018 AchemAsia 2019 - Call for Papers
The AchemAsia conference focuses on topics that are highly relevant for China’s process industry. Papers can be submitted until 10 January 2019.
Nov 07, 2018 Alwin Mittasch Prize for Catalysis Research - Call for nominations
Wanted: International scientists who have made outstanding contributions towards extending the fundamentals of catalysis and its exemplary industrial application
Oct 17, 2018 Electrolysis: the key to new value chains
Due to the energy revolution and the increasing share of renewable energies with volatile availability, the coupling of the energy and the chemical sector is gaining new momentum - and electrolysis is gaining in importance.
Sep 28, 2018 Facts and figures of ACHEMA 2018
Current statistics of the exhibition and its participants can be found here.
Sep 05, 2018 Call for nominations: DECHEMA Industrial Bioprocess Award
Young scientists who have made industrially profound contributions to biochemical engineering during their PhD thesis are invited to apply for this prize.
Jul 11, 2018 Final Report ACHEMA 2018
Higher international character, clear trends, satisfied exhibitors, but fewer visitors: these arethe keywords to summarize ACHEMA 2018.
Jun 15, 2018 Successful ACHEMA closes in Frankfurt
At the most important trade show for the process industry, more than 3,700 exhibitors from 55 countries showcased the latest equipment and innovative processes for the chemical, pharma and food industry.
Jun 15, 2018 AchemAsia 2019 will take place in Shanghai
The International Expo and Innovation Forum for Sustainable Chemical Production will take place from 21-23 May 2019 in Shanghai, China
Jun 11, 2018 ACHEMA Opening in Frankfurt: Global summit of process industry
Strong plea for international cooperation
May 17, 2018 Eight finalists are still in the running for the ACHEMA-Gründerpreis 2018
Eight finalists can still hope to claim one of the three podium places: On 11 June 2018, the winners of the ACHEMA-Gründerpreis (ACHEMA Start-up Award) will be announced in the opening session of ACHEMA. The prize is endowed...
May 14, 2018 Inaugural DECHEMA Industrial Bioprozess Award for Cees Haringa
The DECHEMA Industrial Bioprocess Award 2018 goes to Cees Haringa, TU Delft, in recognition of his PhD thesis “Through the organism’s eyes - The interaction between hydrodynamics and metabolic dynamics in industrial-scale...
May 09, 2018 DECHEMA Medal for Thomas Bley
Prof. Dr. Thomas Bley, TU Dresden, has been awarded the DECHEMA Medal. The ceremony took place on 8 May 2018. With this award, DECHEMA recognizes his commitment to the bioprocessing community.
Mar 15, 2018 Tailor-made catalysts and innovative reactor concepts
Dr. Andreas Johannes Vorholt from the Max Planck Institute for Chemical Energy Conversion in Mülheim / Germany receives the Jochen Block Prize.
Mar 02, 2018 Willi Keim Prize 2018
Call for Nominations of junior scientists in the field of advanced fluids
Jan 29, 2018 Polymers and Fuels from Renewable Resources
Otto Roelen Medal for Charlotte K. Williams Oxford University / UK The award ceremony will take place on 15 March 2018 during the 51th Annual Meeting of German Catalysis Scientists in Weimar.
Jan 11, 2018 Inspired by nature - scalable chemical factory due to photomicroreactors
DECHEMA Prize for Timothy Noël of the TU Eindhoven
Dec 14, 2017 Call for nominations: DECHEMA Industrial Bioprocess Award
The inaugural “DECHEMA Industrial Bioprocess Award” will be presented to an outstanding PhD thesis in 2018. Young PhD students who have made industrially profound contributions during their theses are invited to apply for...
Oct 26, 2017 Trend Report "Intelligent, network-integrated laboratory of the future - Lab 4.0"
Read the trend report on SmartLab to learn more about the newest developments in the laboratory...
Sep 25, 2017 Hellmuth Fischer Medal 2018 – Call for Nominations
wanted: works contributed towards extending or deepening the fundamentals of electrochemistry, corrosion or corrosion protection
Aug 16, 2017 ACHEMA 2018: Great Expectations for the World Forum of the Process Industries
Some 9 months before the start there are unmistakable signs that ACHEMA 2018 will be a crowd-puller. More than 2700 exhibitors from all around the globe have already booked a stand at this leading show for the process...
Jul 19, 2017 How the European chemical industry could become carbon neutral by 2050
A new report "Low carbon energy and feedstock for the European chemical industry" released today explores how the chemical industry can become carbon neutral by 2050.
Jul 10, 2017 Experts call for comprehensive research to exploit enormous potential of phytoextracts
In its current position paper “Phytoextracts – Proposal towards a new and comprehensive research focus”, the ProcessNet sub-division “Phytoextracts – Products and processes” outlines the state of research and technology
Jun 20, 2017 Call for nominations of outstanding catalysis researchers for the Otto Roelen Medal 2018
In 2018, the 12th Otto Roelen Medal will be awarded for an outstanding achievement in catalysis research. DECHEMA and the German Catalysis Society (GeCatS) invite researchers and scientists to propose international...
Jun 08, 2017 New Roadmap: Chemical Reaction Engineering is a key enabler for product innovations
The completely updated “Roadmap Chemical Reaction Engineering” developed by the ProcessNet Subject Division Chemical Reaction Engineering shows: Chemical Reaction Engineering is a key enabler for product innovations and new...
May 03, 2017 ACHEMA 2018 – Call for Papers for Congress and PRAXISforums
Contributions to the congress program and PRAXISforums of ACHEMA 2018 can be submitted as of now. Scientists from industry and research institutions are invited to submit their papers until September 22, 2017 via internet
Mar 20, 2017 Successful basic research with an industrial impact: Maricruz Sanchez-Sanchez awarded the Jochen Block Prize 2017
This is in recognition of her exceptional contributions to an understanding of the catalytic conversion of short-chain hydrocarbons into valuable products.
Mar 20, 2017 ACHEMA 2018: Preparations moving into high gear
There is still over a year to go before ACHEMA 2018 opens, nevertheless preparations are moving into high gear: more than 2,400 companies have already ordered a stand; by the time the halls open on 11 June 2018 the...
Feb 06, 2017 White paper: Standardization is key to the successful implementation of modular plants
Modular plant concepts are globally on the rise in order to shorten development and product cycles in the chemical and pharmaceutical industry. The White Paper Modular Plants gives an overview on current developments based...
Jan 18, 2017 Double award in anniversary year 2017: Alwin Mittasch Prize goes to Great Britain and China
In 2017 the Alwin Mittasch Prize goes to two scientists. This prestigious award will be shared equally by Professor David Cole-Hamilton, University of St. Andrews/UK, and its industrial application, and Professor Xinhe Bao,...
Dec 15, 2016 Finding the next generation of carbon – “flue gases become feedstock”
Sustainability and reducing emissions are key targets for the process industry in Europe. Finding alternative carbon feedstocks is one approach to reaching these goals and is the aim of the new half a million Euro project EU...
Oct 16, 2016 Willi Keim Prize for an Outstanding Young Chemist
The Willi Keim Prize is being awarded to Dr. Ulrich Hintermair, University of Bath / United Kingdom, for his original and creative contributions to the design of catalytic systems based on molecular complexes in alternative...
Jun 22, 2016 Call for nominations for the Alwin Mittasch Prize
Outstanding contributions towards extending the fundamentals of catalysis and its exemplary industrial application will be awarded
Mar 17, 2016 High value – low price: effective catalysts for fuel cells
Otto Roelen Medal for Peter Strasser
Nov 03, 2015 DECHEMA and Hanover Fairs Sulamerica join forces: TeQ 2016 brings together global industry players in Brazil
DECHEMA Gesellschaft für Chemische Technik und Biotechnologie e.V. and Hanover Fairs Sulamerica join forces for the organization of TeQ 2016, the international trade show for process industry suppliers.
Oct 29, 2015 AchemAsia 2016: Leading trade show for the process industries in China for the tenth time
From May 9-12, 2016, AchemAsia will open its gates in Beijing.
Oct 28, 2015 Hanns Hofmann Award 2015 goes to Erik von Harbou
The Hanns Hofmann Award of the ProcessNet Subject Division Reaction Engineering is being conferred on Assistant Professor Dr.-Ing. Erik von Harbou of TU Kaiserslautern for his outstanding achievements in the area of the...
Jun 01, 2015 Call for nominations of outstanding catalysis researchers for the Otto Roelen Medal 2016

Mar 30, 2015 Successful debut: products2come enters the next round
Products2come, the first online technology transfer and partnering event for the life sciences, has passed its crucial test with flying colours.
Mar 12, 2015 Bridge-builder between model catalysis and industrial application
Robert Schlögl awarded the Alwin Mittasch Prize 2015
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